Sign Language Volunteer Needed for Hospice Patient

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Brookdale Hospice Detroit

Brookdale Hospice is in need of a Sign Language volunteer to spend time with a deaf Hospice Patient. The role of the volunteer would be to provide patient with companionship and socialization. The volunteer would also help the patient FaceTime family that are not living in the state.

In order to become a Hospice volunteer through Brookdale a volunteer will need:

2 Step TB Test
Background Check
Drug Screen
Hospice Training
Fingerprinting

All paid for by Brookdale Hospice.

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About Brookdale Hospice Detroit

Location:

25800 W. Eleven Mile Road, Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48034, US

Mission Statement

Brookdale Senior Living's Mission Statement is: Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity. Our Philosophy of Hospice is: * providing sensitivity and support for people and their families in the final phases of a terminal illness * enabling patients to carry on an alert, pain free life and to manage other symptoms so that they may have dignity, comfort and quality * recognizing dying as a natural part of life Hospice affirms life, neither hastening nor postponing death. Hospice is about living life to the fullest with dignity and comfort. Volunteers are an integral part, and are a fully integrated component, of our Brookdale hospice teams. Volunteering is more about BEING than DOING - it's about listening and offering support to our patients - it's about helping them tell their story.

Description

Our hospice agency in Southfield Michigan is part of Brookdale's team of 21 hospice agencies nationwide.

Our Goals of Hospice are: self-determined life closure; a natural death; safe and comfortable dying; effective grieving.

Our Hospice Principles include: treating the whole person (physical, emotional, spiritual); emphasis on quality of life, not length of life; considering the family as the unit of care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2190 Ann Arbor-Saline RdAnn ARbor, MI 48103

(42.25447,-83.75336)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • American Sign Language
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Based on Volunteer Availability.

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